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Kids Writers LIVE! Carole Boston Weatherford

Baltimore native and Newbery Honor winner Carole Boston Weatherford profiles hometown hero Elijah Cummings in The Faith of Elijah Cummings: The North Star of Equal Justice. This new children's book focuses on breaking barriers, serving others and leading for change. Join us in celebrating the launch of this book!

This event will include time for Q&A. Have a question for Carole Boston Weatherford that you'd like answered during the program? Email your question(s) to

Program attendees will also learn how they can win a copy of The Faith of Elijah Cummings: The North Star of Equal Justice.

About Carole Boston Weatherford:

Hailed by Huffington Post as "a master of picture book non-fiction," Carole Boston Weatherford has authored more than 50 books, including three Caldecott Honor winners: Freedom in Congo Square, Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement, and Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom and the Coretta Scott King Honor book Becoming Billie Holiday. Her poetry, nonfiction, historical fiction and biographies focus on heritage, culture and social justice. Her latest release is Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Dream and You. Carole is a professor at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina.

Dial-In Information

This program will be broadcasted on the Enoch Pratt Free Library Facebook page and the Enoch Pratt Free Library YouTube page. A recording of this program will be available on these pages and can be accessed for 24 hours after the event.

Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 6:00pm

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium
400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Event Type

Writers LIVE!, Virtual Event, Civic Engagement, Black History, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Age Group

Kids, Ages 5-7, Ages 7-9, whole family

Compass Category

Programs For Families

Event Publisher

Carly Reighard - for Kids

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